Event Details

Event Details | Alumni Network | UCLA Anderson School of Management

How to Join a Nonprofit Board. And then what do you do?
Friday, April 13, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Ottavio's (map )
1620 Ventura Bl., Camarillo, CA

Ticket TypeRegularRegistration

Spaces Available: 15 - See Who’s Coming
Contact: Paola Aguilera (805) 890-2233

We'll talk about giving back in our business and family lives, with a specific focus on the nonprofit Board of Directors role:

  • How to identify, vet and join your best fit board
  • Nonprofit governance
  • Fundraising and committee work.

Marta will share her experience and advice as a board chair and member, and as a philanthropic advisor to nonprofits, philanthropists and corporations.

You will learn:

• How to start thinking about and approaching joining a nonprofit board of directors!

• Specific due diligence questions when interviewing a nonprofit, to help you decide when to join its board.

• The characteristics and best practices of a high-functioning board and for you as a board member.

Marta Gazzera Ferro is the President of Starfish Impact, a philanthropic consulting company founded in 2005. Marta brings her nonprofit, philanthropic and corporate clients the same entrepreneurial spirit, business management skills, and deep relationships she brought to her work at Goldman Sachs and in international business. Marta is also an SVP-LA Partner, Liberty Hill Foundation Board Member, Founder of #SupportingOurSector, and Co-Founder of GoodAdviseHers and Angeles Art Fund.